by Garrett Frey
Garrett shares the very personal story of his father’s struggles with drugs and alcohol addiction and how it affected his immediate family.
Actions for Today, Changes for Tomorrow
by Telisa Gardner, Ilisha Garay, Alex Gonzalez,
Richie Ramos, Talia Ortiz, and Nate Thomas
In spite of the rather negative common view surrounding Allentown, the teens set out to debunk that view by sharing what the city has to offer and how individuals do and can make the community better.
Inspiring Teachers to Inspire Us
By Anthony Rivera, Cheyenne Crawl, Graciela Santana and Kenneth West
In a school system dealing with large numbers of drop outs, what can teachers do to inspire students to stay in school?
We’re All Humans
By Garret Frey, Matt King, Daniel Ramos,
and Felix Rodrigues
Through the eyes and experiences of the teens, explore the struggles and the stigma of mental illness and how mentors play a pivotal role in how teens work through these issues.
The Best Part of Me 2011
Based on poems from The Best Part of Me by Wendy Ewald, this exercise combines illustrations and photographs with real children’s words describing what they love most about themselves.